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Roman Catholics

Roman Catholic Church in the state of hawaii

Diocese of Honolulu

Witness to Jesus

Diocesan Offices

Diocesan Offices

Diocesan Catechetical Resources

Video Education Series on the Sacraments

Baptism - One 'Ohana

Confirmation - One 'Ohana

Eucharist - One 'Ohana

Reconciliation - One 'Ohana

Sacraments of Initiation in their Original Order


Original Order Resources

Original Order Implementation Checklist for Religious Education

Diocesan Original Order Page


Diocesan Norms for the Sacraments of Christian Initiation and First Penance

Norms for the Sacramental Catechesis for Baptism, Confirmation, First Holy Communion, and Penance and Reconciliation for the Catholic Diocese of Honolulu (PDF file)


Diocese of Honolulu Catechetical Guidelines for Teaching Religion

Catechetical Guidelines for Teaching Religion in Word or PDF

(Note: Due to the size of the file, the PDF may take some time to load. If it doesn't load, try closing and reopening the file; it may take multiple tries.)


Handbook Templates

Religious Education Handbook

This is a great opportunity to update your general RE handbook (Word file).  A comprehensive template for the parish Faith Formation program. (Mahalo to advisers Sr. Mercedita Estrella, SPC and Julia Torres)

Sacrament Preparation Handbook

Using this template, create a handbook (Word file) specifically for parents of children who are preparing for Reconciliation, Confirmation, and Eucharist. The template includes references to the new Norms for the Sacraments of Initiation and videos on the sacraments. (Thanks again, Sr. Mercy and Julia!)


Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Contact the Office of Worship